DocumentFormat.OpenXml 2.8.0

The Open XML SDK provides tools for working with Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. It supports scenarios such as:

- High-performance generation of word-processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
- Populating content in Word files from an XML data source.
- Splitting up (shredding) a Word or PowerPoint file into multiple files, and combining multiple Word/PowerPoint files into a single file.
- Extraction of data from Excel documents.
- Searching and replacing content in Word/PowerPoint using regular expressions.
- Updating cached data and embedded spreadsheets for charts in Word/PowerPoint.
- Document modification, such as removing tracked revisions or removing unacceptable content from documents.

There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package DocumentFormat.OpenXml -Version 2.8.0
dotnet add package DocumentFormat.OpenXml --version 2.8.0
<PackageReference Include="DocumentFormat.OpenXml" Version="2.8.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add DocumentFormat.OpenXml --version 2.8.0
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.
#r "nuget: DocumentFormat.OpenXml, 2.8.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install DocumentFormat.OpenXml as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=DocumentFormat.OpenXml&version=2.8.0

// Install DocumentFormat.OpenXml as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=DocumentFormat.OpenXml&version=2.8.0
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.

Release Notes

Version 2.8.0 : December 28, 2017
- Added default runtime directive for better .NET Native support
- Fixed exceptions thrown when errors are encountered while opening packages to be consistent across platforms
- Fixed issue on Mono platforms using System.IO.Packaging NuGet package (Xamarin, etc) when creating a document
- Fixed manual saving of a package when autosave is false
- Fixed schema constraint data and standardized serialization across platforms
- Upgraded to System.IO.Packaging 4.4.0 which fixes some consistency with .NET Framework in opening packages

Version 2.7.2 : June 7, 2017
- Fixed assembly version information for strong naming.
- Added support for .NET 3.5 and .NET 4.0

Version 2.7.1 : January 31, 2017
- Fixed crash when validation is invoked on .NET Framework with strong-naming enforced

Version 2.7.0 : January 24, 2017
- Added support for .NET Standard 1.3
- Moved to using System.IO.Packaging from dotnet/corefx for .NET Standard 1.3 and WindowsBase for .NET 4.5
- Cleaned up project build system to use .NET CLI

Version 2.6.1 : January 15, 2016
- Added hundreds of XUnit tests. There are now a total of 1333 tests. They take about 20 minutes to run, so be patient.

Version 2.6.0 : June 29, 2015
- The big feature in 2.6 is the inclusion of a replacement for System.IO.Packaging, which has a serious bug that causes it (albeit rarely and in specific circumstances) to throw exceptions (ObjectDisposedException and NullReferenceException). You can find out more about this bug and whether it affects you in [the blog post that announces the release of the new System.IO.Packaging] (

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ClosedXML is a .NET library for reading, manipulating and writing Excel 2007+ (.xlsx, .xlsm) files. It aims to provide an intuitive and user-friendly interface to dealing with the underlying OpenXML API.
The Open XML PowerTools provides guidance and example code for programming with Open XML Documents (DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX). It is based on, and extends the functionality of the Open XML SDK. It supports scenarios such as: •Splitting DOCX/PPTX files into multiple files. •Combining multiple DOCX/PPTX files into a single file. •Populating content in template DOCX files with data from XML. •High-fidelity conversion of DOCX to HTML. •Searching and replacing content in DOCX/PPTX using regular expressions. •Managing tracked-revisions, including detecting tracked revisions, and accepting tracked revisions. •Updating Charts in DOCX/PPTX files, including updating cached data, as well as the embedded XLSX. •Retrieving metrics from DOCX files, including the hierarchy of styles used, the languages used, and the fonts used. •Writing XLSX files using far simpler code than directly writing the markup, including a streaming approach that enables writing XLSX files with millions of rows.
SpreadsheetLight is an open source Open XML spreadsheet .NET library written in C#, and is released under the MIT License. You can create new Open XML spreadsheets, or work with existing Open XML spreadsheets that are compatible with Microsoft Excel 2007/2010/2013 and LibreOffice Calc. No Office/Excel Interop needed. You do not need Microsoft Office/Excel to be installed.
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ClosedXML is a .NET library for reading, manipulating and writing Excel 2007+ (.xlsx, .xlsm) files. It aims to provide an intuitive and user-friendly interface to dealing with the underlying OpenXML API.
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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.13.0 328,303 5/13/2021
2.13.0-beta0002 1,860 4/20/2021
2.13.0-beta0001 3,794 3/10/2021
2.12.3 602,358 2/24/2021
2.12.2 82,277 2/17/2021
2.12.1 378,302 1/11/2021
2.12.0 285,753 12/15/2020
2.11.3 2,072,594 7/17/2020
2.11.2 120,525 7/10/2020
2.11.1 1,929 7/10/2020
2.11.0 761,615 5/21/2020
2.11.0-beta0001 24,345 3/25/2020
2.10.1 1,411,016 2/28/2020
2.10.0 711,358 1/10/2020
2.10.0-beta0002 114,837 7/11/2019
2.10.0-beta0001 46,799 6/10/2019
2.9.1 4,126,327 3/13/2019
2.9.0 609,163 1/25/2019
2.8.1 4,858,232 1/6/2018
2.8.0 84,597 12/30/2017
2.7.2 11,684,144 6/7/2017
2.7.1 312,538 5/1/2017
2.5.0 7,167,225 8/4/2013
1.0.0 983,633 6/18/2011
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